Table of contents for Understanding architecture / Marco Bussagli.


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VOLUME 1. WHAT IS ARCHITECTURE?
People and Space
Natural Environment and Human Environment
From Territory to City
A Brief History of Urban Planning
Building for Beauty
Music and Architecture
Architecture and the Theory of Proportions
Architecture and Anthropomorphism
Architecture and Industrial Design
Architecture and Decoration
Architecture and Nature
The Garden
Buildings and Typologies
Habitations
Religious Buildings
Public Buildings
Military Construction
Towers, Skyscrapers, and Lighthouses
Collective Architecture
Manufacturing Facilities
Service Facilities
Transportation Infrastructures
Commercial Buildings
Tombs and Cemeteries
Techniques, Materials, and Structures
Building with Wood
Building with Stone
Building with Brick
Reinforced Concrete and Prefabricated Buildings
Building with Iron, Steel, and Glass
Columns and Other Vertical Elements
Capitals
The Architrave and other Horizontal Elements
The Arch
Vaults and Ceilings
The Dome
Facades
Doors, Portails, and Porticoes
Windows and Stained Glass
Plans and Planimetry
Styles
Antiquity
The Architectural Orders
Christian and Byzantine Architecture
Barbarian Architecture
Islamic Architecture
Arab-Norman, Moorish, and Mozarabic Architecture
Romanesque Architecture
Gothic Architecture
Chinese Architecture
Renaissance Architecture
From Mannerism to Baroque
From Late Baroque to Rocco
Early Indian Architecture
Pre-Columbian Architecture
Neoclassical Architecture
Neo-Gothic, or Gothic Revival Architecture
Eclecticism
Modernism and Art Nouveau
Japanese Architecture
Modern Classicism
Avant-garde Architecture
The Modern Movement
The International Style
Contemporary Architecture
Index
VOLUME 2. CIVILIZATIONS, ARCHITECTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS, OUTSTANDING FIGURES
Neolithic Populations and Ethnographic Cultures
The Egyptians
The Pyramids
The Civilizations of the Indus Valley
In the Land Between Two Rivers
The Peoples of the Iranian Plateau
Persepolis
Crete and Mycenae
The Etruscans
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Greece and Rome: Architecture Compared
The Acropolis of Athens
The Roman Forums
Aqueducts
The Great Sanctuaries
Theaters and Amphitheaters
The Pantheon
The Mausoleum of Santa Costanza
Constantinople
Hagia Sophia
Theodoric's Mausoleum
The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Rock-Cut Architecture
The Palatine Chapel at Aquisgrana
The Umayyad Castles
Angkor
Borobudur
Khajuraho
Hildesheim
Cluny and Cîteaux
Fontenay
Durham
Modena
Pisa
Arles
Cônques
St. Mark's Basilica
Monreale
Santiago de Compostela
Chartres
Benedetto Antelami
Villard de Honnecourt
The Duomo of Siena and the Duomo of Orvieto
Todi
Bruges
Canterbury
Lubeck
Arnolfo di Cambio and Giotto
The Parler Family
The Alhambra
Peking and the Forbidden City
Filippo Brunelleschi
Palazzo Ducale in Urbino
Leon Battista Alberti
Donato Bramante
Raphael
Michelangelo Buonarroti
St. Peter's Basilica
Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, Mayas, and Incas
Andrea Palladio
Gianlorenzo Bernini
Francesco Borromini
The Royal Palace of Versailles
The Taj Mahal
Christopher Wren
Johann Balthasar Neumann
Thomas Jefferson
Etienne-Louis Boullee and Claude-Nicolas Ledoux
Giacomo Quarenghi
Giuseppe Valadier
John Nash
Giuseppe Sacconi and the Vittoriano
Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
The Houses of Parliament
Gustave Eiffel
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Antoni Gaudi
Antonio Sant'Elia
Louis Henry Sullivan
Frank Lloyd Wright
The Katsura Imperial Villa
Marcello Piacentini
Le Corbusier
Walter Gropius
Ludwig Miles van der Rohe
Alvar Aalto
Brasilia
The Sydney Opera House
Kenzo Tange
Arata Isozaki
The Louvre and Ieoh Ming Pei
Robert Venturi
Frank Owen Gehry
Renzo Piano
Santiago Calatrava
Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Architecture History Juvenile literature, Architecture Juvenile literature